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Just curious....

Let's say a pregnant woman who is at least 20 weeks, is intentionally injured by another person to the point that it causes her unborn child to die. Should that person be charged with murder? Why or why not?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:31 PM on Jan. 28, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (16)
  • The woman would have made the choice to have her baby then the baby was killed by no choice of her own. That is murder.

    But if she choose to kill it, that would just simply be a termination of pregnancy?
    goodwitch399

    Answer by goodwitch399 at 10:37 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Absolutely, it should be murder. Of course NOW fought this tooth and nail with the Peterson case. They don't want the human aspect given to an unborn baby.
    Carpy

    Answer by Carpy at 6:31 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Yes. The child would have been wanted correct? The woman would have made the choice to have her baby then the baby was killed by no choice of her own. That is murder.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 7:41 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Yes.
    LovingSAHMommy

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 8:24 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Connor's Law takes care of that. So yes ( Connor is the baby boy murdered along with his mother Lacey while he was in the womb. )
    Shaneagle777

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 9:10 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • No, The pregnancy is not far enough along for the baby to live outside the womb. If she was in the last stage of pregnancy I would say yes.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 5:46 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • ahhhh , yeah its killing somone.
    letstalk747

    Answer by letstalk747 at 6:17 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Yes.
    tinamatt

    Answer by tinamatt at 6:45 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Yes, it should! Life begins at conception! They should most definetly be charged with murder. Of course, so should abortion doctors, but that's another fight for another day.
    cbk_mom3

    Answer by cbk_mom3 at 8:19 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • No but it depends on where you are from. If a child is still in the womb and is still young enough to not survive outside of the mother then it is not technically a "preson". Stupid law I know.
    Bugzmomma

    Answer by Bugzmomma at 5:33 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

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